Best bass Fishing in Ohio
As an ardent bass angler over much of my angling and outdoors career, I've learned to note credible and useful information from both the forthcoming and successful anglers throughout Ohio and learned to avoid the poor or downright misleading information that dominates so much of the social media these days.
In my six decades of pursuing the sport and my favorite specie within it, I've been privileged to at one time or another fish literally all the major locales in Ohio, whether for personal fun or while filming our " Buckeye Angler" TV program.
Utilizing those experiences, and information and updated from sources around the state, here, arranged reverse/alphabetically, are what I feel are the Top 10 bass fishing locations in the Buckeye State:
The author with a nice Salt Fork bass that took a spinnerbait.
Seneca Lake - The state's third largest inland lake somehow suffers in comparison to it's neighbor lake Salt Fork.y On many a day when Salt Fork is overcrowded, nearby southeast Ohio sister lake Seneca seems almost lonel by comparison, though Salt Fork is indeed a premier largemouth fishery. Seneca is no slouch for bucketmouths, while also adding the bonus of smallmouth bass and stripers. Contact the marina there at 740-685-5831.
Salt Fork Lake - Arguably second only to Pleasant Hill as arguably Ohio's most beautiful body of water, Salt Fork's sheer size enables ongoing largemouth notoriety despite ongoing tournament and vacation pressures. Outstanding spinnerbait lake. The 3, 000 acre lake, outside of Cambridge, has a beautiful lodge and conference center that can be reached at 1-800-282-7275.
Portage Lakes - Assemblage of accessible conjoining lakes of divergent size and individual personalities, just south of Akron, is perhaps the state's very premier largemouth bass fishery. Despite amazing pressures on limited-size waters with no abundance of speed lanes, the best-five tournament catches regularly still run 15-20 pounds. No more credible and knowledgeable source of Portage Lakes information for all lakes' species and up-to-date information exists than local legend and professional guide Ron Slater, who also owns the area's premier bait shop right on East Reservoir. I encourage you to give Ron a call at 330-644-0316.
Arguably second only to Pleasant Hill as arguably Ohio's most beautiful body of water, Salt Fork's sheer size enables ongoing largemouth notoriety.
Mogadore Reservoir - This legendary Portage Lakes standout gained national notoriety originally as a fabled panfish destination. In more recent years the largemouth fishing has supplanted the lofty status of those big redears. Weed edges and fallen timber are two key sources of productive cover. Mogadore Bait & Tackle on Randolph Road is a true old-fashioned full-service shop (330-628-9872).
Lake Milton -Trumbull County river-fed stop is almost equidistant between Akron and Youngstown. Completely drained and re-stocked in the 1980's, the comeback has been slow and sure. Both smallmouth and bigmouths are now available in both numbers and trophy size. Northcoast Bait & Tackle can answer any questions at 330-654-2516.
Ohio River - Frustrated tournament anglers may be surprised by this listing, but the fact is that from Pennsylvania to Indiana this historical waterway is full of both largemouth and smallmouth bass, undersized as they may often be. Twice picked as for B.A.S.S. championship events. Simply a wonderful place to take an ultra-light outfit and just have fun with the never-ending action. My favorite stretch: the Cumberland Pool out of East Liverpool, even though I once won a tournament at Powhatten Point, further down river.
Lake Erie - Still occasionally sited as perhaps the country's premier smallmouth destination, despite the decade-long decline in the Western Basin. As the smallie bite seems to be in ascension eastward - think Conneaut and Ashtabula. The biggest story of late has been the emerging largemouth fishery from the tributaries out into the lake proper. Tubes a primary bait choice for both. Two trusted information sources: Cranberry Creek Marina in the Central Basin (419-433-3932) and Snug Harbor eastward (440-593-3755).
Deer Creek - Not the not-all-that-bad more southern Ohio Deer Creek. This one straddles the Portage/Stark County border. Simply a largely overlooked electric-only largemouth gem. Contact: Crawlers Bait & Tackle at 330-581-5698.
Cuyahoga River - Whether it be walking a beautiful shoreline, finding long, isolated stretches of prime wading water, a deep reservoir full of smallmouth and largemouth, a canoe or kayak excursion, or just an idyllic spot to laze and casually cast topwaters for evening bass, somewhere on the Upper Cuyahoga's 30-plus miles you're sure to find what you desire. You may well want to rule out the section from the end of the Liberty Commons area of Akron to Cleveland, as it is decidedly inferior to the upriver stretches in terms of water quality, and the fishing reflects it increasingly from Akron through the Cuyahoga Valley to Lake Erie. Further info @ Facebook's " Buckeye Angler" site.First how to book on magic tricks? How to make apple butter? if helper t-cells were not working (or were not present), what would happen to the immune system? What is the true meaning of ring around the rosie? where to put tsm app helper Led zeppelin when the levee breaks meaning? How to find hidden photos on iphone? What does a la mode mean? How to draw an eye? How to cancel applecare? What does delineate mean? What does somatic mean? Tricks to smoking weed when its cold? How to study tips and techniques? What does literary device mean? How to use nebulizer? What does fingers crossed mean? What does an art director do? what is a boys name that means helper What is the meaning of horse? What happened to gerry standing in new tricks? What feeling does he get when allison tricks him? What does ct mean? What does bombarded mean? What does courageous mean? What does a metaphor mean? How to make thai iced tea? What is the spiritual meaning of goshen? What does smh mean on roblox? What is the meaning of realistic fiction? What does not detected mean on a covid test? How to do magic tricks for beginners? how to set up wii u usb helper What does dreams about zombies mean? Related:https://www.quora.com/what-does-habibi-mean-in-arabic habibi meaning? what is the discord helper bot? What are three tips for investing in the stock market? What does don dada mean? What are the fruits of the spirit? How to know if your pregnant? how to enhance hamburger helper how do you delete people in setlixt helper What does lillian mean? What is the meaning of song hotel california? What does it mean to be censured? Tips on how to play sombra? What does huh mean? What does darth mean? Tips when playing space engineers survival? What does freedom of speech mean? How to get free stuff on amazon? What does kike bitch mean? What does npt stand for? how does a t helper cell activate a b cell? What does mark cuban own? How to become a web developer? how to get helper domo in roblox How to do tricks with clackers? what the name of poison ivy's helper in batman What does it mean when a woman squirts? What is the meaning of the matrix trilogy? how to install mods for super smash bros wii u wii u usb helper how does avast ignore helper program How to treat bee stings? How to set up siri? aids is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus which destroys helper t cells How to make cannabis oil? what do t helper 2 cells do How to design a tattoo with meaning? When your ears ring what does that mean? How to cure herpes naturally forever? How to screen share netflix on discord? How to sign out of icloud? What are the covid symptoms? What is the meaning of odd and even numbers? How to activate a cancelled credit card hack tricks? What is dusk and dawn meaning? What does consumer mean? How i learned to drive? What does ops stand for in baseball? How to lose weight? What does db stand for? How to stop pulsing in ear? How to do tricks with a water bottle? How to delete second instagram account? How to live stream? What does fennel taste like? What does hoist mean? What does the green dot mean on iphone? How to check if phone is unlocked with imei? How to cancel walmart plus? How long does it take to recover from cataract surgery? when having 2 tables in sqlite helper What does mgmt stand for? How to make tortillas? What does ideals mean? What does buddhism believe in? how much does a sprinkler steamfitter helper make 111 angel number meaning when thinking of someone?